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Thayer Thursdays: The Promotion

Thayer Thursdays: The Promotion

You want to make a 23 year old smile? Tell him he's heading to California. This will work for just about every red blooded American male, but for a kid like Matt Thayer, working his tail off in extended spring training, it's very simply the answer to his prayers. MadFriars.com gets the joy straight from the player's mouth as Matt Thayer gets the call.

So the call came at one o'clock on Saturday afternoon.  I had just gotten back to my hotel room after another uneventful extended spring training game.  I was told to go back down to the lobby and catch a van back to the field so that I could pack up all my stuff. After witnessing many of my buddies get released, and knowing that there were many more to come, this phone call made me nervous...

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